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WHUT
Aug 4, 2009 6:30pm EDT
later, what kind of policing do you call this? a new human rights report says too many of india's place are abusive and failing at their job. a hollywood actress takes send moo on the road. >> cinema is for everybody and everywhere. we are knowing how few opportunities there are for people to realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist state with nuclear ambitions which has been playing fast and loose with the rest of the world. today they have been playing host to bill clinton, the most senior visitor in a decade. he met north korean leader, kim jong-il and secured a pardon for the journalists arrested. we have this report from washington. >> bill clinton arrived in north korea in an unmarked jet. he carried with him the hopes of american diplomacy in a very dangerous corner of the world. mr. clinton met kim jong-il, north korea's mysterious leader. it is an extraordinary noment. there hasn't been a visit to pyongyang by such a high profile american in years. >> this obviously is a very sensitive topic. we will hope to provide some more detail at a later poin
PBS
Aug 13, 2009 5:00pm EDT
>>> tonight on "worldfocus" -- >> in india, swine flu has triggered a wave of panic with schools, theaters and shopping is the flu fear justified? >>> glimmer of hope. surprising numbers show germany and france have pulled out of recession. could the rest of europe be far behind? and what does that mean for the u.s. economy? >>> as secretary of state clinton meets with the first woman president of liberia, we look at the women's movement in that west african country. a force so strong, it drove a dictator from power. >>> and we continue our look at the impact of climate change on remote lands. traveling to cambodia to meet the monks out to save a forest one tree at a time. >>> good evening, i'm martin savidge. we are going to start here tonight with a subject that has a lot of people here and throughout the world increasingly concerned as we heard towards fall that. subject is the h1n1 swine flu virus, which according to the world health organization has killed just under 1,500 people worldwide. right now it's spreading through india with its vast and densely packed population, t
PBS
Aug 4, 2009 5:30pm EDT
too many of india's police are abuse and failing at their jobs. >> parts of india have been modernizing past. the police force is still antiquated, ill-equipped and underresourced and under real pressure to fight crime. that's why some offices are cutting corners. >> and it's the people's photo shoot. why one of britain's top celebrity snappers is turning his camera on a thousand members of the public. >> hello to you. right now north korea's state news agency is reporting the country's leader kim jung il has issued a special pardon to two jailed american journalists, sentenced to 12 years hard labor for crossing the border from china illegally. now, this in the midst of a surprise trip to north korea by former u.s. president bill clinton and an historic meeting with the country's reclusive and its believed ailing leader. mr. clinton also met with two american journalists, laura ling and euna lee in what's being described as a very emotional meeting. these two women have been held in pyongyang since march. they had already begun serving a 12-year sentence with hard labor. le
WETA
Aug 4, 2009 6:00pm EDT
says too many of india place are abusive and filing at thei job. hollywood actss takes send moo on e rd. >> cinema is for everybody and everhere. we are knowing how few opportunits there are for people realize how incredibly wise cinema is. >> hello. a secretive come nist ate with nucar ambitis which has be playing fast and lse th the rest of the wld. today they have been pying ho to bilclinton, the most senior visitor in a dade. he metnorth korean leader, kim jong-il and secured a rdon for the journalist aested. we have this report from waington. >> bill inton arrived in north korea in an unmard jet. he carried with him the hopes of ameriniplomacy in a very dangerous rner of the world. . clinton m kim jong-il, north korea's mysterio leer. it is an extordinary noment. there hasn'tbeen a visit to pyongyang by such a hh profile american in years. >> this obviouslys a vy seitive topic. we wilhope to provide some moreetail at a later point. >> aer the meeting, a sudden annocement. kijong-il ha issued a special pardon to the two imprisoned american journalists. they had been arreed on nort
WETA
Aug 6, 2009 6:00pm EDT
. the second, at the city's main ndmark, the gateway of india. more than 50 people we killed and nearly 0 were wounded. last week, a special court nvicted two men and a woman of pnting the bombs. outside, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say >> this decision is very important anit will send a strong signalo anye wo wants to engage in this kind of illelactivity costing the lives of the innoct population. > a judge handed them the death penalty. all three have plead not guilty andre expected to appeal againsthe sentence. their trial took place in high serity and under a poweul anti-terrorism law that no nger exists. prosecuts argued that the bombings were carefully planned arab -- and orn act of extreme brutality. all three deserve e harsh sentence, ty said. the bombings were saido be in retaliati of anti-muslim riots in 2002. all threare said to be members of a pakiani militants group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai aacks, whichas increased iction between india and pakistan. >> jt a footnote ther kistanssued a global alert or 13 suspects in connection with last year's mumbai a
PBS
Aug 3, 2009 2:00am EDT
. >>> india has launched the first nuclear submarine to be built entirely in the country. india is only the sixth country in the world to have a nuclear fuel submarine. the prime minister said it would become increasingly relevant to indian security. >>> "amazingly different" is the way that secretary gates described iraq during a recent visit. he praised the security situation after seeing how the american troops are adapting to their non-combat role. we have this report from baghdad. >> robert gates came to iraq to hear firsthand how the 130,000 soldiers or adapting to their new, supporting role in the country. they are taking their cue from the iraqi commanders. they are shifting their focus from combat training. >> between now and the end of 2011, all u.s. troops are scheduled to depart iraq. we have a number of important milestones to achieve. that includes bear, and secure elections, and a national government, and continued drawdown of u.s. forces leading to a change of mission in august of 2010. >> august of 2010 is when the pentagon wants a complete stop to u.s. combat missions
PBS
Aug 5, 2009 5:30pm EDT
has new confirmed more than 1,000 deaths from h1n1 swine flu worldwide. on monday india confirmed its first death, a teenage girl in the city of puna. that caused pan ig among people cuing -- que -- queuing outside the hospital. and a man who killed four people including himself ate women's exercise class in pennsylvania spoke about crimes on his web site. and a patient at an addiction center in india -- in china has been beaten to death by his counselors. >>> a former military commander has told the bbc palestinian children are routinely mistreated while in custody. >> many palestinian children throw stones at some time or another, many to vent frustration alt the occupation of their homes on the west bank. the targets? israeli soldiers. israeli soldiers have come right to the barrier now to throw their gas cannisters. people all around us have just disappeared, run away from the spoke smoke. over there you can see the palestinian children are continuing to throw stones. when stones are thrown, a military raid often follows. usually late at night as you see in this footage we obtaine
PBS
Aug 6, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. the other was that the main landmark, the gateway to india. more than 50 were killed, nearly 180 wounded. last week, a special court connected -- convicted three individuals of plotting bombings. outside court, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say. >> this decision is very important and will give us [inaudible] illegal activity, taking the lives of the innocent. >> today, the judge handed out the death penalty. all three pled not guilty, and are expected to appeal the sentence. they're trying to place under high security and a powerful anti-terrorism law that no longer exists. prosecutors argued that the bombings were carefully planned and an act of extreme brutality. all three deserve the hearts sentence, they say. the bombings were said to be retaliation for anti-muslim riots in 2002. all three are said to be members of a band pakistani militant group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai attacks, which led to increased tension between india and pakistan. >> just a footnote, pakistan has asked the international police agency interpol to issue a global alert for 13 suspects
WHUT
Aug 6, 2009 6:30pm EDT
's main landmark, the gateway of india. more than 50 people were killed and nearly 180 were wounded. last week, a special court convicted two men and a woman of planting the bombs. outside, the main prosecution lawyer had this to say. >> this decision is very important and it will send a strong signal to anyone who wants to engage in this kind of illegal activity costing the lives of the innocent population. >> a judge handed them the death penalty. all three have pleaded not guilty and are expected to appeal against the sentence. their trial took place in high security and under a powerful anti-terrorism law that no longer exists. prosecutors argued that the bombings were carefully planned arab -- and or an act of extreme brutality. all three deserve the harsh sentence, they said. the bombings were said to be in retaliation of anti-muslim riots in 2002. all three are said to be members of a pakistani militants group accused of carrying out last year's mumbai attacks, which has increased friction between india and pakistan. >> just a footnote there, pakistan issued a global alert for 13 s
CNN
Aug 17, 2009 4:00pm EDT
's left hundreds dead. >>> plus, anger boiling over in india right now at the way one of the country's biggest stars was treated by u.s. immigration officials we're learning new details right now of the incident that's grown to a real international controversy. i'm wolf blitzer in cnn's commander for breaking news, politics, and extraordinary reports from around the world. you're in "the situation room." >>> he's been focusing like a laser beam on health care reform, but for a brief time today, president obama put america's servicemen and women front and center speaking at the convention in phoenix and vowing more money and help for vets struggling to deal with life after combat. let's go to our senior white house correspondent, ed henry. what was the president's basic message to the vets? >> reporter: urging more patience in afghanistan, a war that has been going almost eight years, the president telling me that the fighting is fierce, that the u.s. will not defeat the tlaliban overnight. out here on the streets of the convention center, some of the groups that used to stalk preside
CNN
Aug 18, 2009 6:00am EDT
now in india. people say this is totally outrageous. but some are saying perhaps it's a bit cynical, but was some of this drummed up to promote his new documentary? so what do you think? i think i'll go with the basic package. good choice. only meineke lets you choose the brake service that's right for you. and save 50% on pads and shoes. meineke. >>> welcome back to the most news in the morning. milwaukee's mayor is home from the hospital this morning. tom barrett was admitted over the weekend after being attacked at the state fair by a length of steel pipe. it happened when the mayor came to the aid of a woman screaming for help. he suffered a fractured hand along with cuts and bruises. >>> the wife of south carolina governor mark sanford is opening up in the latest issue of "vogue." she's willing to forgive her husband after he confessed with an extra-marital affair with an argentinian woman but the ball is in his court if he wants to save her marriage. she never thought her husband would do anything like that because the person she married was, quote, centered on a core of moral
PBS
Aug 25, 2009 5:00pm EDT
is literally swallowing up a nation. that nation is the mald ease. arco polego off of southeast india. the comment by the president of the maldiz as this report from deutsche welle especially telling, as his country so may go the rest of the world. >> reporter: is an island in the north malaye group. it's home to about 2,000 people. for generations they have lived from the sea but now the sea itself is threatening their livelihood. the land here has been vanishing here for years. and the rate of erosion is increasing. this year some 15% of the land mass have been lost to the rising sea level. people are worried. not long ago, they could look out to the sea, but now the waves are gna wing the beach away >> translator: just two weeks ago you could sit out here comfortably and look out to the ocean in evening. now just look the beach's already disappeared. the water is getting higher and higher and the tides are getting stronger. >> reporter: just a few days ago the water inundated the streets. the water all but destroyed this small harbor here. >> translator: we got the land years ago
CSPAN
Aug 8, 2009 7:00pm EDT
and i have proof of this. four or five weeks ago i was in india for the first time. very excited. very early in the morning about to visit the taj mahal and picked up the paper as i was going into breakfast and there was a picture of gabriel marquez whoever ran the newspaper new it was a face that readers would recognize. he was very well known in india and the story rather marquez would ride together. to be put on the front page in terms whether he would write again and the same would happen if you ask in india or turkey, they might or might not know but they do know those people who read. which is why i have asserted high maybe wrong, but he is perhaps the world's first global novelists. 100 years of solitude which he published in 1967 was the world's first global novel that would make sense because it makes the transition from what we call traditional society mainly preliterate society from technology society that most countries are. one of the things i discovered >> it appears in the headlines and latin american newspapers and they know what is peacock. >> one of the things that st
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:30am EDT
. on his visit to india in 2006, david cameron said he believed it was time for britain and india to forge a new special relationship, focusing particularly on fighting terrorism, protecting the environment, and globalization. india is also leading member of the commonwealth, an organization which has been neglected and undervalued under the labour government in britain. in last year's strategy documents, the only mention of the commonwealth was in the title. it is extraordinary -- it is the unique network of 53 country spanning five continents with 35 of the world's population -- 3 favre% of the world's population. -- 35% of the world's population. a good example of how it could be used is to encourage to take a leading role in addressing state failure, like coordinating a future rehabilitation package for its former member, zimbabwe. if the commonwealth is not the only group of countries where rican recreate historic connections on a new, modern basis. i have long argued that britain should embark on the elevation of its links with many of the countries of the middle east and gulf, not o
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 9:00pm EDT
to pass a resolution in the u.n. council on human-rights. india, another rising power and the world's most populous democracy, is traditionally not inclined to support our western inclination to support human rights and economic pressure and military intervention. nor are many of the growing economic power centers in the world, brazil or in the call. not only has the world not converting around our own democratic norms, but according to a survey, global freedom to his third year of decline in 2008, but nearly powerful democratic nations do not share our view of how to conduct foreign policy. the liberal interventionism has generated much debate in britain. but the varying degrees, all have subscribed to it. the economic conditions have enjoyed some support as has military intervention in many countries. iraq being a much more controversial case, but heavily supported at the time. we're all agreed that we would try to intervene in another situation. but in the years and decades to come, the rise of other nations will constrain our ability to act in this way. a further constraint will come i
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 12:00am EDT
unnecessary. on top of that, the huge expansion of economy such as china and india means that in our working lifetimes, the size of the european economy relative to address the world looks set to shrink dramatically. projections have shown europe's share of the world economy declining from 18% to 10% by the middle of the century, and even the united states is not immune from the effect of economic problems. this diminished economic weight will have a major impact on the ability of western nations to achieve their foreign policy goals. we are used to the idea of calling for economic sanctions against nations whose human rights records we find an acceptable. south africa under apartheid being a celebrated example. now we apply them to recalcitrant and regimes. it is already clear that the power of such economic weapons is declining. it follows from this analysis that it will decline much further in the years to come. what is more, much of the economic weight in the world is passing the countries which either do not fully share our concepts of democracy and human rights or for their own reasons
CSPAN
Aug 24, 2009 7:00am EDT
, whether that's new or not, india or pakistan possess nuclear weapons. >> right. >> and as it stands, those are just accepted responsible nations, so-called responsible nations. and then we saw pakistan and india go to war just a few years ago. threatening each other and they were told not to. is it a wise policy now to allow iran, knowing that -- >> to allow -- >> allow iran or to allow po persist or to go ahead with the nuclear armament? knowing that iraq and iran fought each other with the chemical weapons and how iran is threatening other countries in the middle east? and the religious fundamentalists are threatening each other. and now they're trying to contain that but from what i get from yours, it's all a superpower ideology, of course, that is true during the cold war. >> so let me try and answer your question about iranian -- the iranian effort to acquire nuclear weapons assuming that is what they are trying to do. i think we have to look at this in terms of two issues. one is the issue of nuclear proliferation generally and this relates to the faithlessness of the existing nuclea
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 8:00am EDT
that will cut the fat so an india pale ale is great for that, this is ipa, and the interesting thing about these, these were designed to make the trip between britain and india, so the hop is acted as preverveive, last a long time and great with high fat foods. >> by the way, mouth wash bef i go to church. >> good idea. >> this is looks like thai food. >> spicy, ethnic food, you want to keep it local to where you're eating and that's my plan on how to pair properly. you also want something that has a greater ifme er ier i er ier . this is victory prima. this is a little hard to find but a delicious, really refreshing beer and goes really well with spicy food and then when i say keep it local, i mean this is what i'm always craving, when i'm having ethnic food, vietnamese, thai, asian, japanese, ioire always want to drink an asian beer. they're meant to be together. >> like a side. >> the sapporo we have here and eating spicy mexican, stick to mexico v a modello. barbecue, it's summertime. people have a misconception that guinness is high inical ris and really rich. it's actually refreshing. it i
CSPAN
Aug 23, 2009 9:30pm EDT
visit to india in 2006, david cameron said that he believed it was time for britain and india to forge a new special relationship, focusing particularly on fighting terrorism, protecting the environment, and globalization. india is also a leading member of the commonwealth, which has been valued on to the labour -- which as been devalued in the labour gouvernment. it is extraordinary diversity offers some straight, a unique network of 53 countries spanning five continents with 30% of the world's population. we believe the commonwealth is a tool to be picked up and used more often, to help dialogue and conflict prevention, taking a leading role in addressing state failure by coordinating up future rehabilitation package for its former member, zimbabwe. get the commonwealth is not the only group of countries where we can recreate historic connections on a new modern basis. i have long argued that britain should embark on the elevation of its links with many countries of the middle east in the gulf. not only diplomatically, but in matters of culture, education, commerce, and security. thi
CSPAN
Aug 30, 2009 7:00am EDT
'd bng in ladies shoes from india at $5 you'd add a dollar on for the insurance and freight and you'd sell them by the container loads on duane street in new york city and your income statement would be $150,000 in revenue. your cost of goods sold would be 130, your gross profit would be 20 and your fixed profit would be 12 and you would make $8,000 before tax and that was my business model. and that comme by that child in 1982 has been what i've been thinking about almost nonstop for the last 27 years. how do you teach capitalism? how do you teach ownership? how do you teach people to control financial assets, their time and their thoughts. people who have been excluded from the system. people that have not been given a chance to participate in markets and in capitalism and instead many times have had markets used against them by accident. that's what i've been thinking about, for the '80s, for the next 7 1/2 years i rotated around it. i went to very difficult schools. i worked on one thing over and over again to develop a course, to develop a teaching methodology and lesson plans
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 1:00pm EDT
consumer is currently equal to the total economy of china plus india doubled. so when governments around the world are spend ag lot of money, they will not be able to do that indefinitely. at some point the american consumer has to get back into the market. so is he or she doing that? well, we don't really know that. the housing data is good news, and actually, most recoveries begin with recovery of the housing markets followed by automobiles, appliances and then other consumer categories. but many experts argue that this is not an ordinary recession and will not be an ordinary recovery. the consumer went deep into debt over the last ten years, is slowly paying that off and won't get easy credit any time soon. the optimists point out, on the other hand, that the american savings rate is already back up to 7%, which is close to its 30-year average. the pessimists say yes, but americans are going to be very cautious now and save more in the face of the uncertainty and hard times they foresee. so the key so understanding whether and when we will experience a real economic recovery around th
WETA
Aug 21, 2009 5:30pm EDT
, suspicious of its relatiship wi india, and most of all feels thathis constructive engagement is likelyo end, once pakistan cees to be of strategic use to america all political groups he asked the u.s. to use soft per and onomic growth to resolve the intractable confct that contues to spread through this region. anitmcnaught, al jazeera in islamabad, paktan. >> if yowant to get a sense what american diplomats woing in pakistaare sometimes up agnst, consider this account we came across earlier ts week in "the new yo times." it desibes a recent meeting between the obama adnistration's new under secretary of state forublic diplomy and public affairs, that's judith mchale, and a pakistani journali. accoing to the "times," she told him howmerica wants to ild bridges to the muslim world. his response, quotin should know that we hate a amerans. from the bottom of o souls, we te you." >>> and now to o weekly roundtab. our look back at some of t week's mosimportant international newstories. tonight 'll discuss. the esidential election in afghanisn. can it be considered success? what comes next? the o
WETA
Aug 25, 2009 5:30pm EDT
. >> reporr: the president's plan is t buy up la in india, sri lanka indonesia, a place where his people can take refuge when the time comes. he wantshe world's first climateefugees to know that they ha a secure future. he set up a specialund to finance the plan with money generate by the touri dustry. it's a pn that is being put in place quieeime being, at least, the maltese wants toemain a paradise for tourists. >>> and final this evening, a story about identity. thatisraising questions around th orld. and wh promed along scussion right here athe "wldfocus" newsroom this morning. when-year-old cast semenya won the world chamonship race last week in berlin, south africans got rea to celebrate. but landing in johanneses burg today, senya wasmet with chants and signs th celebrated gend as much asvictory. when deated rivals but a crhing 2 1/2-second margin, international sports officials were alrea questiong whether this young wan is actually a man. the young athlete had no cment on the ntroversy. only on being a world champi. >> i don't knowhat to sa man. i'm pretty good to read it. feel good
PBS
Aug 21, 2009 5:00pm EDT
relationship with india, and most of all feels that this constructive engagement is likely to end, once pakistan ceases to be of strategic use to america. all political groups here asked the u.s. to use soft power and economic growth to resolve the intractable conflict that continues to spread through this region. anita mcnaught, al jazeera in islamabad, pakistan. >> if you want to get a sense what american diplomats working in pakistan are sometimes up against, consider this account we came across earlier this week in "the new york times." it describes a recent meeting between the obama administration's new under secretary of state for public diplomacy and public affairs, that's judith mchale, and a pakistani journalist. according to the "times," she told him how america wants to build bridges to the muslim world. his response, quotin should know that we hate all americans. from the bottom of our souls, we hate you." >>> and now to our weekly roundtable. our look back at some of the week's most important international news stories. tonight we'll discuss. the presidential election in af
CNN
Aug 2, 2009 5:00pm EDT
consumer is currently equal to the total economy of china plus india, doubled. so when governments around the world are spend ag lot of money, they will not be able to do that indefinitely. at some point, the american consumer has to get back into the market. so is he or she doing that? well, we don't really know yet. the housing data is good news, and actually, most recoveries begin with recovery of the housing markets followed by automobiles, appliances and then other consumer categories. but many experts argue that this is not an ordinary recession and will not be an ordinary recovery. the consumer went deep into debt over the last ten years, is slowly paying that off and won't get easy credit any time soon. the optimists point out, on the other hand, that the american savings rate is already back up to 7%, which is close to its 30-year average. the pessimists say yes, but americans are going to be very cautious now and save more in the face of the uncertainty and hard times they foresee. so, the key to understanding whether and when we will experience a real economic recovery around t
CNN
Aug 22, 2009 1:00am EDT
in determining someone's gender. for example, the runner from india that they had cited, she has what we believe is androgen insensitivity syndrome, someone who has male chromosomes but their testosterone receptors do not work. they have testosterone but their body doesn't know that it's there. >> if you have xy chromosomes i thought that made you a man and if you have x xx you're a woman. but it is not that simple either. >> it is not that simple. it is much more complicated. the gene and the genitals and the hormones that are in your body and the identity in your mind have to be put into a mix together. in a lot of cases -- >> shouldn't racing officials already put up benchmarks? essentially they are now inva invading this person's privacy in the most public way possible. you would think race officials would have determined, all right, you need on the chromosome level you need this. on the hormone level you need this. it is amazing to me they are just now saying let's test and try to figure it out. >> i agree with you. i think if we are going to start invading people's privacy and questioning
CSPAN
Aug 13, 2009 9:00am EDT
the economy, reduce the number of jobs, weaken the businesses, guarantee that china and india will outcompete us in of the world market and the only alternative to that is real change. you're not going to be able to get cleverly from here to a better future, as long as the system, whether it's at the state level or the federal level is dominated by structures of special interest, whose entire future is a function of bigger bureaucracies, more spending and higher taxes, so i hope i've at least made 18 nibble case that what we need is a dramatic level of change. what i would like to do is take a five minute break and come back for c-span, but i appreciate you giving us this much time to outline the initials, and then we'll start with questions right after the break. [applause] [inaudible conversations] [inaudible conversations] >> our liver coverage of this forum on the government budget process will continue in a moment. former house speaker newt gingrich will take questions from the audience an we'll continue our live coverage in just a moment. in the meantime, here's a conversation about the
CNN
Aug 25, 2009 6:00am EDT
. >> you travelled around, germany, france, india, the uk, what did you notice. what kind of recommendations did you get about how they would go about treating it? >> everybody approached it differently. several countries would have done the same high-tech procedures, operation that an american doctor recommended. much less, 1/6 of the cost, 1/8 of the cost. in britain, the doctor told me to live with it. you're living your life. not going to fix this. good care in canada, not if you're only hurt. n only if you're acutely sick. he said i'll send you to the orthopedist, it will take six to nine months. >> india -- japan, i believe, they wanted to try other things first. india, alternative medicine. herbal remedies and massage. >> that's right. we did herbal medicine for five weeks. six guys massaged my shoulder with warm oil every day. it worked. more movement and less pain out of it. and the japanese insurance system would have paid for that. they paid for acupuncturacupunc shots -- japan covers everything. that's the broadest choice of any health care system i have ever s
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 7:00am EDT
. host: hobart, indiana. george on the india line. caller: good morning, gentlemen. glad you took my call. i just don't understand for one thing, mr. pappas. how come there is no flexibility between the parties when i have -- my wife and i have two insurance companies, employer insurance companies and we are consumed almost virtually 20% of our gross income, we are not talking about shared costs. or pharmaceutical or anything catastrophic that would happen to us. we are still going to be placed into bankruptcy. why isn't there some sort of consideration? why can't the two chambers of the house come to some sort of compromise to where we are put in a sunset or triggering mechanism to where we could try this new system of universal healthcare coverage? i don't want to use socialism because it is such a key word, a buzzword for a lot of medicaid and medicare people. they think that they are not part of the socialist medicine group. guest: what george just shared with us, i think, is very important and it reminds me of my parents' own situation. my parents live in massachusetts where they ha
CSPAN
Aug 5, 2009 6:00am EDT
-dominated, politician-defying, bureaucratically-controlled mess that has no capacity to compete with china and india in had the next generation. the decisions we make this year, next year, the year after are unbelievably important. your help this sumener making sure that everyone you know calls your congressman and your senators to tell them not to pass a giant energy tax that will crush the economy and not to pass a giant government-run health program that will crush the economy. this summer you have a chance to help change history. your help over the next year in winning the argument on your campus, winning the campus in talk radio, winning in letters to the editor, going to town hall meetings, arranging for debates on key topics, setting the stage for 2010 election, which sends a signal, we want america to get back on the right track and setting the stage for 2012 election where we end up having as with jimmy carter, ensure liberalism is a one-term experience, that is the key to being successful over the next generation. let me if i could take questions. [ applause ] >> yes, ma'am? [question ina
CNBC
Aug 31, 2009 2:00pm EDT
, is not our goal to try to get it much cheaper to get everybody onboard including china and india so we could make a much bigger impact by the end of the century. there will be problems that we need to fix otherwise. we need to clean up after much of the mess that we've made, yeah. >> bjorn, thank you very much. we'll have you on more to talk about this. there will be the meeting on climate from copenhagen. and again, read his article in "esquire" which i read on the plane back from copenhagen. >>> sarah palin is adding another stamp on her passport. every sunday, lasagna at mom's was a family tradition. when she started forgetting things, i was hoping it was nothing. grandma! what a nice surprise! mom, it's sunday. that's when i knew i couldn't wait. mom's doctor said these were signs of alzheimer's, a type of dementia, and that prescription aricept could help. he said it's the only treatment proven effective... for all stages of alzheimer's. studies showed aricept slows the progression... of alzheimer's symptoms. it improves cognition... and slows the decline of overall function. aricept is
NBC
Aug 16, 2009 6:00am EDT
the same weekend one of india's biggest move i stars was reportedly detained for two hours. it happened at newark's airport after immigration officials spotted the word khan in .s name. the bollywood superstar was on his way to chicago when he was held for questioning. customs officials d ieny the clm and say he was questioned for a little over an hour as part of a standard process for screening foreign travelers. coincidentally, khan was heading to chicago to promote his new film about racial profiling. >>> up next on "news 4 today," grab the sunscreen. it's going to be a sweltering sunday. chuck bell's full forecast coming up next. >>> and he dominated in college. the nationals betting he'll do the same for them. details of a record-setting offer coming up. >>> their canvas is a concrete wall. 100 artists creating one massive work of art in northeast. they are painting a mural in the edgewood neighborhood. when they are done, the mural will be longer than a football field. artists of all ages andarying talents are taking part. if you would like to have a look, just hop on the train. y
CSPAN
Aug 3, 2009 5:00pm EDT
a contract, making sure the performance is primary and that the elements india work the plan are followed. >> thank you. i appreciate your sticking around until we got to this panel to hear from you and respond to our questions. there are probably colleagues that will want to submit questions for the record. if you could have you responses back within two weeks after you received our questions, we would appreciate that very much. i was reflecting on what we have heard from this panel and what we have heard from our first panel. i always think about what the take the weight should be for us. -- i always think about what they take away should be for us. it is important to clearly outlined the objectives of an agency. they should know that and be able to clearly outlined their objectives and what they need from a contractor. i think mr. assad talked about measuring outcomes and not process. that is a theme that several of you touched upon. i think that one of you talked about cost-benefit analysis, using clear and measurable criteria as an important point. we need clear guidelines from omb.
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 9:00am EDT
for the soviets and the agencies failure to accurately monitor the development of nuclear weapons in india and pakistan. they have seen a new urgency since the 9/11 attacks but has also faced serious questions over the iraq war and handling of terrorist suspects. >>> a new report that we've been telling you about will detail the abuses inside. what do you think about it? do you think this type of information could actually put u.s. troops in war zoons in even more danger? we'd love to know your thoughts. post them on our blog at cnn.com/heidi. >>> after initial praise from international observers, rumors are beginning to circulate about widespread fraud in afghanistan's presidential elections. here is more from kabul. atia, are we getting preliminary results just yet? >> reporter: well, we hear that they are trickling in at the moment and when and who is supporting whom for this campaign at the moment, we had an interview earlier today with dr. abdullah abdullah and he's accusing of mass fraud. not just for afghanistans but also americans. let's listen to what he has to say. >> i think tha
CSPAN
Aug 14, 2009 1:00pm EDT
. there are international negotiations. i do not know how to get china and india to come along. if they will go along with it and we will not lose all manufacturers to china -- you understand china is in number one emitter of pollution, not the united states. they do not want to do it. india is even more adamant about doing it. then we lose their jobs. we need to get china under the umbrella and it takes a 2/3 vote in the senate to get it done. i think there is some protection for our consumers and interesindustry. >> glad to see you again today. i am a veteran. i am very proud to be a veteran. [applause] i belong to the american legion. in order for a person to be called a veteran that has to serve in the military, there are lots of people that are called veterans that cannot belong to the american legion. congress after world war roman one set up the american legion. is the largest veterans' organization in the world. we have a lot of people. in order to belong to the american legion, you had to be in the service during a war. we had a lot of people that after correa, vietnam, world war i, if they
CNN
Aug 24, 2009 6:00am EDT
to prevent that? i sat down with a group from india, from noorway, from iraq, and from the united states to try and figure that out. take a listen. >> what piece of advice would you give to people at home interested in this? >> i think most importantly, cancer enters your body, but you cannot let it control your life. and for us that means knowledge is power. you have to educate yourself, unity is strength, you have to have people around you to support you through this, and attitude is everything. >> you should also exercise and be physically active, you should not engage in any activity that predisposes to sexually transmitted disease. these are the key risk factors. >> and you can draw a line from reducing these activities and reducing cancer. >> oh, absolutely. as you said, one-third of all cancers is preventable. and this is the way to prevent cancers. >> is cancer a glimpse into the world of health care reform? something that we've been talking so much about in the united states? >> yeah, i think cancer is the best example or microcosm of this big debate, and the in the united state
FOX News
Aug 20, 2009 6:00am EDT
that will make the difference as to what regions have the most vibrant economy. we are competing against india, china, singapore, korea. gretchen: so many people would take you to task by saying that you could use the money that you already have for education and spend it more wisely. >> we have done that. we did not produce the results by accident. we did it by targeting spending. we said, here is money for pre- k education. here is money for after-school tutoring. here is money to put a laptop in every desk in a high school. brian: newt gingrich, jeb bush, and the president all seem to agree. i think we could use something, a topic that we get along with it, rather than the friction which health-care greenspan. >> i agree. spending, if it is done well, and targeted, it can make the difference. that was my message to the legislature. they should be proud of what they have done. the appropriated the money. steve: it is always progress when we get you on the show, governor ed rendell. thank you. gretchen: a high school official now on trial for city in a prayer in school banquet. she did not ev
MSNBC
Aug 27, 2009 6:00am EDT
, in fact, if you showed woodstock the way they showed india in slum dog millionai millionaire, you would have about the same sanitation. and that's -- you know, that's a bad thing and i've been writing this for years, that, in fact, the future that we were dreaming of and trying to work towards did not consistent of squatting in the mud, taking what you were given. it consisted of something more activist. >> right. and you had -- you talked about, also, how this was one of the least -- one of the more poorly organized rock concerts. >> it was horribly organized. >> and even talked about how all the groups were threatened, saying if you ask for money, we're going to call you out. the who basically said, screw you, give us our money. >> it's funny, because that's been the news break from this story. i wrote that in my biography of the who 20 years ago. but now it's news. but i think what happened at woodstock in the 30th anniversary in 1999 where they were gouged by the promotors, where there was arson, where there was rain, took the sheen off it for a lot of people and i think now people
CSPAN
Aug 26, 2009 9:00am EDT
would have come from other places, vietnam, india, or brazil. even if we had only been worried about u.s. workers and not u.s. consumers, this would not have donenything for u.s. workers. these are some of the same discussions that we're seeing now. the problem is that there were strong philosophical approaches which said that the reason the bush administration did not do this was this ideological commitment to free trade and they are willing to sellout u.s. workers and things would not be any different. that premise would make it very hard to say, we just checked and there are more countries out there than just china and this might not actually do much. >> of political comment, because none of us are confident the deal with the technicalities of this particular case. as phil mentioned, surge protection was part of a deal to get congress to deal -- to mix at dublin's -- wto admission for china. whether or not any of these cases merited its use, a lesson that people in congress who made this deal will clean from what the bush administration did -- and let's assume that the obama adminis
CSPAN
Aug 7, 2009 10:00am EDT
be released through cell phones. we have heard a lot about the penetration of cell phones in india and china and africa, where you can go to villages and you create new information markets. the same way, the story that has been told in the u.s. is as you look at schools and literacy, one of the most common factors we find is a lot of the people actually have cell phones. one of the primary means of communication is still through text messaging and figuring out how can we tap into that space? how do we look at the cell networks and communications there to figure out in what context do we think about democracy and the cell phone itself, and not just broadband and the second window? >> one of the challenges we found was that families of low income typically a single mother, might get, that if her kids were not on line and capable of being able to have the skills of producing a video to communicate have the skills of the video literacy and being able to understand how they can access services, that they would have a difficult time being as successful as their peers. we set up an interim program
FOX News
Aug 16, 2009 7:00am EDT
and leaving two others critically injured. consider the tom cruise of india but the bollywood star did not get v.i.p. treatment at newark airport in new jersey, he was pulled aside an questioned for nearly two hours when his name came up on a computer alert lirs and immigration officials were required to follow procedures and hold him and he was allowed to leave after the indian embassy intervened. and no word on why his name popped up. check out this video. in a vacation of the friendly persuasion, hundreds of gi-joes parachuted from the sky and descended on kansas city and the 12 inch action figures braved the 42-story jump from the top of the hyatt regency hotel and all part of the international g.i. joe convention to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the toy. those are your headlines. and let's go outside to mike and clayton! >> you have to get out here. [cheers and applause]. >> all those women from new jersey are having a good time in midtown manhattan, from ben and jerry, look whose here, jerry and who is your friend, peter lind. >> he's one of the flavor gurus, and a tie dye kind of gu
MSNBC
Aug 31, 2009 6:00am EDT
for return to india. leaked ministerial letters revealed. gordon brown's government made the decision after discussions between libya and british petroleum over a multimillion dollar oil exploration deal had hit difficulties. these were resolved soon afterwards. the letters were sent two years ago by jack straw, the justice secretary, to kenny macaskill, his counterpart in scotland, who has been widely criticized for taking the form aldecision to permit megrahi's release." so directly linked to oil exploration in libya by the british government. >> we suggested last week there was a deal, and now we find out that's probably the case here. you know, the next question is what did the u.s. government know? >> exactly. >> when did they know it? how forcefully did they try to get the british government -- >> how is it possible they didn't know? >> let's ask ron. ron brownstein, we all think around the table the u.s. government had to know. the british government had to give us the heads up while they were quietly talking about doing this behind the scenes. is that a safe assumption to make? >> i
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